The CentOS developers were ready to burn the place down if their AWOL project founder didn't show up and resolve several outstanding issues that put the popular Open Source project and Linux distribution at risk.
Irreverent, unapologetically arrogant and uncensored, IT Professional Services industry veteran Jason Perlow muses on a cornucopia of topics on all matters of Information Technology.
Jason Perlow, Sr. Technology Editor at ZDNet, is a technologist with over two decades of experience integrating large heterogeneous multi-vendor computing environments in Fortune 500 companies. Jason is currently a Partner Technology Strategist with Microsoft Corp. His expressed views do not necessarily represent those of his employer.
Frugal Networker Ken Hess and I discuss the Release to Manufacturing of Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2, Hyper-V virtualization, the current CentOS developer imbroglio, and interview Joe "Zonker" Brockmeier at Novell's openSUSE distribution.
What's my real dead finger tech? My media streaming devices and services that keep me juiced with multimedia content at home and when I'm traveling.
Windows Server 2008 R2, which released to manufacturing today, July 22nd, 2009, contains major functionality improvements in virtualization and networking over the previous version.This afternoon, Microsoft has announced the Release to Manufacturing (RTM) of Windows Server 2008 R2, which incorporates many hundreds of bug and security fixes from the previous server version released in June of 2008, also includes significant enhancements in the areas of Virtualization and Networking.
The Weber Smokey Mountain, also known as "The Bullet" will be the best $250-$350 you will ever spend and will reward you with years of enjoyment and smoky meaty treats, unlike many of the Dead-Finger gadgets you'll see picked by ZDNet's bloggers this summer.
They faked the Moon landing! The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum's and AOL's WeChooseTheMoon.
Amazon's removal of George Orwell ebooks from every Kindle with a paid entitlement is not only ironic in context but has frightening ramifications in terms of privacy and content ownership.
Frugal Friday: Hewlett-Packard Tech Support, Amazon as "Big Brother", Apollo 11 40th Anniversary, Scientific Linux
Frugal Networker Ken Hess and I talk about my experience with Hewlett-Packard's service and support, Amazon's "Big Brother" approach to Kindle digital content rights management, the 40th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, and talk with Troy Dawson, one of the lead developers of Scientific Linux, a free clone of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux OS.
My laptop's screen died during 4th of July weekend. I sent it back to HP for warranty repair, but then they wanted either $89.
Frugal Networker Ken Hess and I discuss this week's "Jackdotting" effect on content distribution networks, Google's Chrome OS, The price reduction on the Amazon Kindle 2 and talk with Jay Botelho of WildPackets, the network analysis and forensics software company.Click Here to Listen to the July 10, 2009 Frugal Friday Podcast.